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AT-SPI2 1.91.4 Released

release date: 2010-12-20

What is AT-SPI2 1.91.4?

AT-SPI2 is a D-Bus based accessibility framework. It defines a D-Bus protocol for providing and accessing application accessibility information. The project includes a library for bridging the D-Bus protocol to the ATK API, allowing Gtk based applications to be made accessible. It also contains a client (AT) side library in Python.

AT-SPI2 1.91.4 is now available for download at:

AT-SPI2 1.91.4 Release Notes

A list of work required before the full release can be found at:

What's changed in AT-SPI2 1.91.4?

  • Many bug fixes. I would consider the code to be beta-quality again.
  • Merged support for direct dbus connections between apps and ATs. This greatly improves performance but is only compiled in for at-spi2-atk if dbus-glib 0.90 is available because of FDO#30574.
  • Added a gsettings schema to specify the location of This may be useful to non-GTK applications and toolkits that want to load it.

Where can I get more information about AT-SPI2?

The project wiki is available at:

How can I contribute to AT-SPI2?

We are actively seeking contributors to help us make this the standard a11y framework for Gnome. We need help testing with Gnome accessibility technologies, improving performance, and generally tying up loose ends. The above-referenced page contains a list of known issues that should be fixed.

To participate in AT-SPI2 development, you can:

Development repositories for AT-SPI2 can be found at: